Bachelor of Arts (Professional)

with a major in Philosophy

BA-ARTPROF Degree including work placement Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

This course is replacing an older version of the course that is being discontinued, and may include updates to units, majors or similar. Enrolments for this new course are open now.

The Bachelor of Arts (Professional) includes a mandatory 12-month paid work placement. You'll benefit from Swinburne’s unique industry partnerships, gain invaluable full-time work experience and earn credit towards your degree.

The course is designed to foster students’ individual development and allow them to develop research and analytical skills that can be applied to a range of situations. Arts students learn how to gather, synthesise and assess information, how to conceptualise issues and how to express themselves effectively, both orally and in writing. Students have the opportunity to work with other students and academic staff from a range of disciplines on a project responding to one of the major social, cultural and economic challenges of the 21st century.

Selected major: Philosophy

Gain an understanding of the main philosophical themes and thinkers that have shaped our contemporary world view. Develop critical and creative reasoning skills. Undertake studies in areas including environmental philosophy, ethics, philosophical psychology, political philosophy and the history of ideas.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 4 March 2019

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Duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210661 (CSP)
  • 3400210663 (IFP)

Faculty

Faculty of Health, Arts and Design